Nov 042014
 
 November 4, 2014  Online, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Taylor Armerding reports:

Parents expect schools to keep track of their kids. But in the digital era, keeping track is vastly different than it was a generation ago, thanks to Big Data analytics.

According to its advocates, this is a very good thing. Gathering individual information on students can lead to “personalized” and “adaptive” learning platforms. If technology can help students become more successful, what’s not to like?

A lot, say privacy advocates, since the collection of information on students goes well beyond data used to shape individual curriculums.

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